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Having already spent my Tolkien-analogy capital a couple weeks ago, I’ll spare you the allusions to the Fellowship being broken and just say that Beyoncé shoots right to the top this week. The announcement of the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour met with a great deal of enthusiasm. The tour itself won’t be hitting North American shores until June, but fans are definitely ready to get their tickets early. Mrs. Carter will spend spring in Europe before arriving in the US and Canada this summer, then she heads to South America in the fall.
1D and Ms. Swift are left to pick up the pieces in the second and third spots. Houston and San Antonio once more trade rodeo rankings this week, with a stronger showing for the SA brand. Strange they haven’t figured out that they could both fit on the countdown at once. The Super Bowl’s last minute search surge earned it fifth place. The mid-game power surge is another story entirely.
The Somewhat Less Recent New Kids on The Block have risen from last place to lead off the bottom five. In doing so, this set of “classic” teen idols score a win over a more recent model. The esteemed Mr. Bieber took the shock from Beyoncé hard and ended up at #7 this week.
Has the top three landscape changed for good? Tune in next week to find out the exciting answer to that and other shocking questions, like: Will I mention Pink and if I do, will I spell her name with an exclamation point!?